Definition of Dewar, Sir James in English:

Dewar, Sir James

Syllabification: Dew·ar, Sir James
Pronunciation: /ˈd(y)o͞oər
 
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( 1842–1923), Scottish chemist and physicist. He devised the vacuum flask, achieved temperatures close to absolute zero, and was the first to produce liquid oxygen and hydrogen in quantity.

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